Catasetum micranthum Barb.Rodr. 1882 SUBGENUS Catasetum SECTION Isoceras SUBSECTION Divaricatae

TYPE Drawing photo by J Levy/TYPE Drawing by Joao Barbosa Rodrigues and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part sun HotWarm

Common Name The Tiny Flowered Catasetum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Bahia and Parana' states of Brazil as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with oblong-fusiform pseudobulbs enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths carrying plicate, oblong-lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms on a reclining to ascending, robust, 10" [25 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VI Hoehne 1942 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 26 1584 - 1648 Brieger 1992; The World Of Catasetum Holst 1999;